Abuja is unarguably one of the well planned and neatest capital cities in Africa. The city ranks among the best in the world. Is it the splendid architectural grandeur or the layout that you want to talk about? Or is it the good and smooth roads that add beauty to the capital city?
Let’s be the 1st to Abuja boasts of new breath-taking mansions owned by top placed businessmen, politicians and even the civil servants. One of the eye-popping edifices is mostly located at Katampe. Katampe Estate is located at phase 2 of the FCT. The FCT is subdivided into phases of which include (Phase 1, 2 and 3) Katampe is bounded by Mabushi, Maitama, Jahi and Katampe Extension. It has a unique location with the latent value of a “Gold Mine” for both investors and residents as at today. Katampe has the potential to surpass areas like Jabi, Utako and Mabushi. The area is being proposed to be the next district to be opened with state of the art infrastructure on a PPP(Public Private Partnership) with First Bank Plc. Another highbrow area top celebrities live is Jabi and Utako districts, which is a very serene environment to reside, it also has lots of commercial activities around. There are also many beautiful gardens in this area. No doubt! These areas are very residential and beautiful. Jabi has a nice lakefront called Jabi lakefront. The area is well constructed and it connects you to most part of Abuja, Houses in these areas are very costly and it serves as a hot spot for investors. Maitama, Asokoro, Aso drive are also found on the list on highbrow places rich people live in Abuja.
The rich and mighty found solace and presently domicile in the areas listed above. These areas are the exclusive preserve for the rich, going by the high cost of purchasing or leasing houses in these areas. The Federal Capital Development Authority FCDA sees to the allocation and approves designs of houses built in the F.C.T. To acquire a house or land in any of this highbrow area, interested buyers are expected to part with the sum of 200million to 1 billion depending on the size, location and facilities in the house, it is a house. Here are some of the prices of the properties in the eye popping areas. The hottest area where top government officials are moving to right now is Katampe Extension. This area is where you can get the newest and most beautiful houses in Abuja right now. Some people are even vacating their houses in Maitama and other areas to move to Katampe and Jabi/ Utako.
2000 per square meter of Land in Katampe or Jabi is between 400million to 600million, (an Estate or Shopping Plaza land) while a Land for residential is 200million to 300million. 5bedroom duplex for sale in Katampe/Jabi range between 200million, 250million and 300million depend on the facilities in the house. A 5 bedroom Duplex for rent in this highbrow area is ranged between 10million and 15million respectively. A block of 6 flats, 3 bedrooms each for sale goes for 500million for sale. A 2bedroom flat in Katampe/ Jabi goes for 1.5million, while a 3 bedroom goes for 2.5million. Land of an estate in Katampe extension goes between 800million to 2billion. Apart from Katampe, Jabi, Utako, another area where you can find amazing mansion and edifice is in Asokoro where Land (2000 per square meter goes between 200million to 250million. A 5 bedroom duplex that comprises of 2 bedroom boys Quarter, 2 sitting rooms, 1 study room for sale in Asokoro goes for 600 million for sale while renting of a 4 bedroom Duplex with 2 bedroom boys quarter, range between 20-30million per annum. A 2 bedroom flat at Asokoro, for renting range between 3.5million and 4million per annum, it depends on the facilities in the house.
Another area where rich people lives are Maitama where Land (2000 per square meter) between 250million to 600million. An Ambassadorial Suite, which comprises of 5 bedroom duplex, 2 bedroom boys quarters, 2 bedroom chalet, a gatehouse, with an ample parking space suitable for a minimum of 15 cars at Maitama goes for 100 million per annum if is renting. A 5bedroom duplex for sale in Maitama goes from 350million upward. And 1 bedroom apartment in Maitama goes for 2.5 million. A block of 6 flats, 3 bedroom each for sale goes for 500million. While in Wuse 2. Commercial land at Wuse 2 range between 500million and 700 million, While a residential land is between 100million and 300 million. 5 bedroom duplex in Wuse2 for sale is between 350million and 600million, while for renting is between 10 to 15million. A 2bedroom flat at Wuse 2 goes between 1.5 and 2million, while a 3bedroom goes between 2.5million and 3million. Another Area where rich people lives are Garki, and a 2000 Square per meter of Land in Garki range between 100million to 150million, while 5 bedroom duplex for sale in Garki goes between 150million to 250million and 5 bedroom duplex for rent is between 10million and 25million. Block of flat with 3 bedrooms in each flat for sale is 350million.